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"By combining our expertise in motors and drives, industrial automation, power electronics and maintenance, we can help our customers increase industrial productivity and energy efficiency in their operations, supporting sustainable growth for the future."

Video: How electric motors affect the modern world

When SPIT employees are telling friends about their passion with electrical drive systems, the most common reaction is ‘Electric Motors? Sounds something technical’. While electrical drive systems are affecting everyone’s life in a positive way. […]

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SPIT charges up green fleet with new vans

In july SPIT electrical mechanics took receipt of twelve new fuel-efficient vans that will replace and extent our existing fleet. The Vans will be employed in the mobilisation of our Field Engineers, equipment and tooling required to support our clients for static and rotating electrical equipment on site within Europe. […]

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VIDEO: Low-harmonic frequency inverter drives for outdoor use

There is increasing concern among end users and power companies about the harmful effects of harmonics. Harmonic distortion may disturb or even damage sensitive equipment connected in the same environment. Harmonic standards are thus becoming stricter and there is a growing demand for low harmonic solutions. […]

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VIDEO: Standard repair workflow improves reliability

SPIT electrical mechanics, a leader in the motor service industry, understands the costs associated with plant downtime. Because motors are a key link in production systems, maximising the reliability and life-cycle of a motor can have significant financial benefits to plant operators. To help monitor and maintain the performance of your critical motors, SPIT electrical [...]

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How to really calculate total cost of ownership

Richard Veldhuis, Sales Manager for SPIT electrical mechanics, writes about the total cost of ownership and the big role the cost not running – the direct cost of lost production due to a motor failure – plays during the total lifetime of a motor. […]

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12 MW Salient pole generator refurbishment

A customer in the Netherlands contacted SPIT electrical mechanics after a failure of one of its 10,5 kV AEG Salient Pole generator units following several years of trouble free operation. During a regular inspection SPIT engineers measured insulation values that where not expected. On reviewing the measurements thought the generator looked recoverable, however the customer [...]

By |2020-10-02T09:52:55+01:0027 May 2014|Categories: Maintenance, Repair Services|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on 12 MW Salient pole generator refurbishment

High Voltage Motor breakdown

When a Siemens 540 kW high voltage motor failed at a metals manufacturers plant in the Netherlands, SPIT electrical mechanics attended site to investigate the fault. The motor in question drives a fan that cooled the metal products after they had been manufactured before being wrought further along the process. The motor had to be [...]

By |2020-10-02T09:52:35+01:0024 May 2014|Categories: Maintenance, Repair Services|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on High Voltage Motor breakdown

Industrial drive for hydraulic test bench application

SPIT electrical mechanics delivered a drive system for an hydraulic test bench for a Japanese Manufacturer of hydraulic motors. The system was engineered to deliver maximum power and availability at the lowest operating costs. The system consist of two asynchronous ABB high efficiency motors; one of 400 kW @ 1000 rpm used as a brake generator [...]

By |2020-10-02T09:52:17+01:0022 May 2014|Categories: Engineering, Products|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Industrial drive for hydraulic test bench application

Overnight Workshop repair of a 400 kVA Drive Module

For a Dutch paper mill we repaired a sectional inverter drive module after an mayor outage. The customer called our service department around 11 o’clock in the evening. During an on-site survey service engineers of SPIT discovered a damaged IGBT module. The repair was to complex to complete this successfully on-site and the decision was [...]

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SPIT wins mayor European contract

AkzoNobel is standardizing key equipment across Business Units and countries The primary goal of the Standardization Project within AkzoNobel was to standardize equipment across Industrial Chemicals sites and deliver a frame agreement that covered both equipment supply and service. The first pilot in the electrical motor category has been a success. 

Besides considerably reducing the number [...]

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